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Operations and Supply Chain Terms


Operations concepts, definitions and terms are covered in this Operations & SCM Dictionary. Operations & supplychain terms glossary covers concepts, definitions & tutorials related to SCM, inventory, logistics, warehousing, procurement, distribution and more.

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11 Abnormal Demand 13740
12 Acceptance Quality Limit (AQL) 3782
13 Activity Analysis 4181
14 Activity- Based Planning (ABP) 4363
15 Actual Demand 4375
16 Aggregate Planning 6443
17 Air Cargo 4276
18 Air Waybill (AWB) 3066
19 Alternate Optimal Solution 21159
20 Arrival Rate Distribution 10030
21 ASP (Application Service Provider) 5163
22 Assemble To Order (ATO) 10596
23 Available to Promise (ATP) 17196
24 Average Speed of Answer 22052
25 AVL (Approved Vendor List) 14948
26 Batch Production 13163
27 Bathtub Curve 3534
28 Bill Discounting 38665
29 Bill of Material (BOM) 3395
30 Blanket Purchase Order 3487
31 Blanket Release 3668
32 Bonded Warehouse 6378
33 Booking Number 5292
34 Bottleneck 3774
35 Buffer Stock 29052
36 Build to Stock 6269
37 Bullwhip Effect 1672
38 Business Logistics 8120
39 Business Performance Measurement (BPM) 5276
40 Capacity Management 13047
41 Capacity Utilization 5936
42 Capital Intensive 3765
43 Cash With Order (CWO) 3105
44 Cash-to-Cash Cycle Time 5749
45 Certified Supplier 3091
46 Channel Effectiveness 3699
47 Co-Destiny 3360
48 Co-managed Inventory 5035
49 Co-Packers 4911
50 Compulsory Competitive Tendering (CCT) 1388
51 Computer-Based Training 3495
52 Consular Invoice 9261
53 Container Depot 6068
54 Container Freight Station 6329
55 Continuous Replenishment 8504
56 Continuous Replenishment Program 6795
57 Contract Carrier 3332
58 Contract of Affreightment 4077
59 Control Charts 4120
60 Cost Flow 4420
61 Courier Service 4034
62 CPFR 3963
63 Cumulative Lead Time 5062
64 Customer Supplier Relationship 12824
65 Date Code 5484
66 Days of Supply 11806
67 Dead on Arrival 3470
68 Dedicated Contract Carriage 3548
69 Design for Manufacture & Assembly (DFMA) 3061
70 Detective Control 3626
71 Devanning 7399
72 Direct Store Delivery (DSD) 3093
73 Dispatching 8844
74 Distributed Inventory 3690
75 Distribution Channel 10605
76 Distribution Channel Management 9396
77 Distribution Metrics 1538
78 Distribution Planning 11499
79 Distribution Resource Planning (DRP-II) 6638
80 Double Marginalization 38166
81 DRP (Distribution Requirements Planning) 17278
82 Dual 2517
83 Early Supplier Involvement (ESI) 12614
84 Echelon Inventory 16670
85 Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) 26462
86 Economic Production Quantity (EPQ) 32112
87 EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) 4070
88 Efficient Frontier 12876
89 Engineer-to-Order 11093
90 Equipment Cost or Setup Cost 7846
91 Erlang B Formula 4968
92 ETD 3987
93 Ex Works 3169
94 Exception Rate 4940
95 Exponential smoothing 5067
96 External Growth 6240
97 Failure Mode and Effect Analysis FMEA 4766
98 Field Services 3556
99 Field Warehouse 3392
100 Fishbone Diagram 7734
101 Fixed Order Quantity (FOQ) 8411
102 Flow Through Distribution 5348
103 FOB (Free On Board) 3571
104 FOB Destination 2562
105 Forward buying 18868
106 Freight Charge 5408
107 Freight Consolidation 3571
108 Gantt Chart 4392
109 General Merchandise Warehouse 3945
110 Harris- Wilson EOQ/ EBQ Model 21002
 
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